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King of the Apps Comic #4: And the winner is…

March 15, 2011 | Graham

The big day has finally arrived! From Sam’s humble beginnings in Part I of our story, to the birth of his idea in Part…

 

What’s the best SXSW app? So far, for me, it’s LocalMind

March 13, 2011 | Robert Scoble

I’ve seen a TON of different location-based apps in the past two weeks. But today I was introduced to one that actually is useful…

 

Rackspace releases version 2.0 of its iOS app for Rackspace Cloud

March 11, 2011 | Robert Scoble

Coinciding with the much-anticipated release of the iPad 2, Rackspace is releasing version 2.0 of its iOS app for Rackspace Cloud. The new app…

 

How to think about cash vs. equity compensation

March 10, 2011 | Jason Cohen

It’s among the most-asked questions on startup forums, and an issue we’re dealing with right now at WPEngine as we bring on new employees:…

 

King of the Apps Comic #3: Our hero perfects his creation

March 9, 2011 | Graham

In Part 3 of our story, Sam sets out to build upon his grand idea to create the perfect app. Winning the Rackspace King…

 

inPulse: Putting your smartphone on your wrist

March 8, 2011 | Robert Scoble

Have you ever had your smartphone ring or vibrate while biking, running, skiing or just bundled underneath a mountain of clothing? Chances are getting…

 

First look: Hurricane Party gets us ready for SXSW (look for parties with friends)

March 7, 2011 | Robert Scoble

SXSW begins later this week — you know, “spring break for geeks.” All through town will be tons of parties. But how do you…

 

Incapsula: Bringing web speed and security to the masses

March 3, 2011 | Robert Scoble

Web site security and speed are essentials for any business that values its Internet presence. If you run a small business, however, acquiring these…

 

King of the apps: The story continues…

March 2, 2011 | Graham

In Part I of our story, we met Sam, a steampunk developer with dreams of fame and fortune. Sam set out to pursue those…